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The Neuropsychiatric Evaluation of the Closed Head Injury of Transient Type (CHIT)

Vernon M Neppe MD, PhD, FRCPC, FFPsych, MMed, DABPN, DPsM, DABFE, DABFM, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, BA.
Director, Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute, Seattle, WA
Adj. Professor of Psychiatry , St Louis University, St Louis, MO
AND


Glenn T. Goodwin PhD
Neuropsychologist, Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute,, Seattle, WA

This article has been published (by consent of the Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute) in the following book:
Neppe VM and Goodwin GT.
The Neuropsychiatric Evaluation of the Closed Head Injury of Transient Type (CHIT).
Chapter 10.   Pp 149-208.
In Varney N, Roberts R.  Evaluation and Treatment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.
Mahweh, NJ: Erlbaum and Associates.  1999.

Table of Contents

  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Controversies of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury 
  • A Neuropsychiatric Classification of CHIT 
  • Postconcussive Subsyndrome 
  • Posttraumatic Subsyndrome 
  • Focal Residual Brain Syndrome in CHIT 
  • Mixed Subgroup of CHIT
  • The Time Based Neuropsychiatric Evaluation 
  • Evaluation 
  • Diagnostic Evaluation 
  • Conclusions 
  • References
  • Table A
  • Table B
  • Table C
  • Table D
  • See also Transient Closed Head Injury Management

     

     


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